MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - There are dozens of animals waiting for a place to call home. It's two cats that have drawn Charity Palmer to Manatee County Animal Services.
"All of these kittens are really adorable. All the cats and dogs need a good home," she said.
At Manatee County Animal Services more animals than ever are filling the kennels because of their "No Kill" policy. Only animals who can not be rehabilitated are put down. All other animals need homes.
"It is a needless thing to kill these animals. They are perfectly good animals and they just need someone to love them and care for them," said Theresa Wunderlich with Animal Services.
To help with the program the shelter is giving any cat or dog that has been waiting for adoption for 90 days away for free.
"We have maybe 20 to 25 cats and dogs that have been here for over 90 days that we are trying to find homes for," said Wunderlich.
The only requirement is animals must go to a good home. To also further adoptions during the month of June cat adoptions are only 10 dollars and dogs go for 60 dollars.
Monday, Manatee County joins with others across the country for "No Kill Nation" they hope to save more than 10,000 animals. Two of which Charity Palmer adopted.
"I really have a heart for all animals and to see them be euthanized is not a good thing," she said.
You don't need to be from Manatee County to give one of the dozens of pets a forever home, people from all over are welcome.
For more information visit www.mymanatee.org/pets .
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